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    Condition: Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    2/5/2012 12:07:59 PM

    Reviewer: Pebs, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Just got first injection. I am having a lot of knee stiffness and lower back pain. Another shot shot in 5 days, I hope things improve.

    Condition: Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    12/21/2011 11:26:18 AM

    Reviewer: Brie123, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Had knee surgery to repair miniscus tear. Drugs did not help knee pain. Trying shots now. After first shot, 2 days later I started having like muscle spasms from my knee down the shin bone to the foot. Had to remove shoe to get relief. Felt like my foot was swelling (it wasn't). After 2nd shot, again the same spasms down leg again, but I do notice some relief from the pain. Anyone else h ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    11/13/2011 5:46:12 PM

    Reviewer: Barbmayberry4iq, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Lost mobility one year ago severe oa. Given orthovisc which lasted pain free for 8 months. On second injections now.

    Condition: Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    11/2/2011 1:11:18 PM

    Reviewer: Grammylu, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have osteoarthritis in both knees. The doctor tried cortisone which was helpful for a couple of weeks, but now I am on my second injection of orthovisc and can't tell much yet. I want to point out that my doctor says if you hit a nerve with the needle it can be painful. So far, no big deal. Still stiff, but praying this will work after the remainder of the shots. I seem to have more flexib ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    10/28/2011 1:09:00 PM

    Reviewer: Creaky, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    20 -year-old water skiing injury tore mesicus cartilage, more acute pain in past two months. Received 3 Orthovisc injections, not much relief. Am following up with icing 8 hrs per day, cortisone shot today. Cannot take NSAIDs. Being told knee replacement when the pain becomes unbearable. I'd like to hold that off as long as possible. i week since last orthovisc, Dr. says I can begin swim ... Show Full Comment

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